Abu Humzah

Let’s Go Green!

Did the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) say anything about saving our planet? Did he promote any ideas or practices relevant to the world’s growing concern about the future of the earth and its resources? Below is a collection of the Prophet’s Ahadith Plant a tree even if it is your last deed: 1. Anas (May Allah be …

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Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum

Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum was a cousin of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, Mother of the Believers, may God be pleased with her. His father was Qays ibn Said and his mother was Aatikah bint Abdullah. She was called Umm Maktum (Mother of the Concealed One) because she gave birth to a blind child. Abdullah witnessed the rise of Islam in Makkah. …

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8 Important Ahaadeeth On Neighbours

1) Prohibition of Harming Neighbour: The Prophet, (Peace and blessings be upon him) said: “By Allah, he is not a believer! By Allah, he is not a believer! By Allah, he is not a believer.” It was asked, “Who is that, O Messenger of Allah?” He said, “One whose neighbour does not feel safe from his evil” (Sahih Bukhari). 2) …

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Secrets Of Surah Al-Kahf

SECRETS OF SURAH AL-KAHF Ever wondered why Prophet Muhammad(SAW) asked us to recite Surat Al-Kahf every Friday? Let’s find out today insha Allah… This Surah has Four stories in it,having some morals,lets see them and understand what they are saying to us: 1) The People Of The Cave Its the story of young men who lived in a disbelieving town, …

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Why Cant We Wake Up For Fajr?

ONE: To make sure to go to bed early as the Prophet (sallallaahu-al aihi-wasallam)u sed to discourage sleep before performing Ishaa prayer and especially engaging in conversation after it. Certain cases were excepted, some of which are enumerated by Imam Nawawi in his explanation of Muslim’s account. Nawawi, may Allaah have mercy upon him says: The reason why converation after …

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Treat Your Women Well!

Be mindful in your treatment of women! Abu Muhammed.   The recent violent rape and mutilation of a 17 year old girl in the ‘sleepy’ town of Bredasdorp in the Cape Province of South Africa sparked country wide outrage and anger. While this incident has placed South Africa squarely in the international limelight as being the ‘Rape Capital’ of the world …

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Speak To Your Child Oh Parent!

Have You Spoken to Your Child Today? Have you had a meaningful conversation together? Do you know what your child accomplished today, how he may be feeling, whether or not he has any concerns? Does your child know that you care about him?In Islaam, the ties of kinship and family are very strong and something that will always be present …

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Kick Those Habits!

Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits. However, the good news is, Ramadan offers a perfect and natural environment for moral training. Interestingly, researches from “positive psychology” (scientific study of successful people) have repeatedly shown it takes …

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Honour Thy Servant Oh Muslim!

Stoop to conquer: 10 ways of honouring servant Most Muslims in Eastern countries employ domestic staff as a norm. For some, domestic helpers are a priceless resource who significantly ease our day-to-day chores. Conversely, for others, they can be a source of distress and chagrin. Many women complain to each other about the trouble they face from the incompetence, treachery, …

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Twelve tips for a happy marriage

1) Enter the Marriage with the Right Intention and Renew this Often Both spouses should enter the marriage with the pure intention of pleasing Allah, (سبحانه وتعالى), in order to receive His grace and blessings. The marriage itself, then, becomes an act of worship, and one for which both spouses will be rewarded. Allah (سبحانه وتعالى) will be pleased with them, and …

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